With its beautiful architecture, rich history, and wonderful climate, the state of Georgia is an ideal place to retire. And whatever region of Georgia you choose – whether it’s the city of Atlanta, the northern mountains, the Deep South or the coast – you’ll be greeted with traditional southern charm and hospitality. Brookdale has many assisted living and retirement communities throughout the state of Georgia.

The climate in Georgia is pleasant and consistently mild. Summers can be hot with temperatures ranging between 77°F and 84°F. Winter temperatures are usually much lower, the highest being in the mid-40s Fahrenheit on average. Snow is very rare other than in the northern mountainous areas.

Outdoor beauty and recreation
The state parks in Georgia have been rated in the top three state parks in the country. They offer a variety of recreational opportunities with their beaches, backwoods swamps, lakes and waterfalls, and scenic forest trails. Georgia’s dazzling lakes and coastline offer great opportunities for fresh water and salt water fishing. The Georgia terrain is also perfect for golfers. There are a variety of locations across the state to choose from including lake, plains, beach, and mountain courses. Some of the courses are rated among the top courses in the world.

A wealth of history

For history buffs Georgia has a number of state historic sites, including Revolutionary forts and Civil War battlegrounds, homes of former Presidents, Native American heritage sites, plantations, and the site of the first gold rush. There are scheduled events and entertaining re-enactments at many of these sites.